In and around Charlotte >
- Espada Bicycles – UPDATE: Espada bike shop staff are almost finished with renovation of the former Beet shop space in the heart of NoDA. Doors should re-open by the end of August. In the meantime check-out their weekly rides on Tues. eves. Congratulations, Nick and Steve. For more info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (BTW: Espada is espanol for “sword”).
- NE Corridor light rail / bike trail Stakeholder Group begin meetings – The first of 3 meetings begins on Sept. 29 and will be conducted by John Cock of Alta bike/ped consulting firm. John is a devoted and highly regarded urban planner and cyclist and founder of the Charlotte Commuter Mentor Program. Members of the Stakeholder Group include reps from Center City Partners, NoDA, North End Partners, Queens College, UNCCharlotte Cycists, Queens College, and CABA reps Dan Faris and Andrew Street.
- Bike rack update – Linda Construction has installed several racks at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, the Music Factory and other locations under CABA’s $20,000 bike rack to CDOT to place 100 – 2 bike racks on commercial sites in Charlotte. Other racks will go to 15 Harris Teeters, UNCC Research Park office buildings, Common Market/South End etc. Any suggestions ? Let us know by clicking the cloud bubble below.
- Selwyn Road and East Blvd. bike lanes are completed. The former includes “sharrow” markings as well.